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The advocacy service is free and independent and aims to support older people to make informed decisions about their life, often at critical times.

Advocates support people to access health and social care services and specialist advice services and will visit across a range of community settings including care homes and hospitals.

How can the advocacy service help you?

Advocates support people to access health and social care services

Advocates can support you in accessing specialist advice services

Advocates can help you to express and present your views effectively

Advocates can negotiate and resolve conflict

Advocates can help you to understand your rights and ensure that you are treated fairly

Information and Advice

The Information and Advice service supports people aged 50 and over, and their carers who are resident in the Wakefield District.

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